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Five Ways To Keep The Holidays Simple

Do you long for a simpler Holiday? Last year I started on a mission to simplify everything. As the Holidays approached, I was trying to decide on what to purchase for my kids and grandchildren when something came over me. 936 more words


Spending Ourselves: Slowing Down the Holiday Spending Train

A few Christmases ago, we ate coconut, spaghetti, and pineapple for Christmas dinner. It was a mission trip to Costa Rica, so that should also explain the Christmas morning kayak trip through mangroves. 920 more words


Things I've learned from killing consumerism #14 - I did it!

Today marks the final day of my no-shopping challenge. When I started at the beginning of the year, I was fairly confident it was doable and fully confident it would be painful. 194 more words


Meditation 16: Being tired is enough

Several years ago, I found a copy of Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club at a Value Village in Vancouver.  As is often the case, the book was better than the movie.  126 more words


My biggest parenting challenge, trying to maintain a routine. Every year it’s my goal to be more organized and make our life more streamline.  It’s one of the areas I feel like I can never get a handle on. 433 more words

Final Reflections on Mini Project: Simple Living Is...

Final Reflections on Mini Project: Simple Living Is…

Started on 12 September 2015, we have come to the end of the mini project: Simple Living Is… 404 more words

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Facet #2: Simple Living

I had an obstinate craving for fresh air, unimpeded movement, outdoor life. I wanted the earth, and I wanted to live in the close embrace of the earth.

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